MediaTek launches its first Verizon phone
Published in Mobiles

LG Stylo with Helio P10

MediaTek has announced that it has just launched its first MediaTek powered smartphone on the Verizon wireless network. The phone is manufactured by LG, is called Stylo 2V and it is the first-ever MediaTek-powered CDMA/LTE smartphone by Verizon Wireless. This is a big win for the Taiwanese company that will open many doors for the company. 

5G will have multiple Gigabit upload speeds
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Qualcomm CTO confirms to Fudzilla

Everyone was excited about 5G's promised 5Gbps download speed, but most have ignored the upload component. Qualcomm's CTO Matt Grob has confirmed to Fudzilla that you can expect to see multiple Gbps upload speeds.

Nintendo Switch needs work
Published in Games

Teaser disappointing

Nintendo showed off its Switch yesterday, which was supposed to be a hybrid between a home console and a portable gaming system.

Samsung S7 grows in popularity – in Korea
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Defective Note 7 owners don't defect

Samsung Electronics' flagship handset Galaxy S7 is regaining popularity as  Korea's best-selling smartphone, filling the void in sales left by the incredible melting Galaxy Note 7.

TSMC hopes to woo Qualcomm back with 7nm
Published in Processors

It does not appear interested in 10nm

TSMC thinks that it can win back Qualcomm’s chip business with its 7nm process technology, but has all but given up expecting it to return for 10nm.

Globalfoundries China 12 inch fab stalled
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Chinese government says no

The Chinese government has stepped in to put a Globalfoundries joint venture 12-inch fab project on ice.

Watch out world, the Microsoft Empire is striking back
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And this time it is cloudy

After years languishing under the reign of its shy and retiring CEO Steve “there is a kind of hush” Ballmer, it seems that Microsoft is back in a role of global dominance, thanks to it actually betting on cloud technology reasonably early.

Key financial blockchain technology is open sourced
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Likely to be the industry standard

The blockchain platform which will be a key feature of financial networks will be open sourced.

iPhone 7 suffers from a bad case of Intel modems
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Intel modems not that hot

It seems that a row is brewing between Apple fanboys who were given a phone with an Intel modem and those who have something from Qualcomm instead.

Uber and Lyft account for over half of business travel in USA
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52 percent of work-related travel expenses

As of the third quarter of 2016, ride hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are now accounting for 52 percent of transportation expenses for business travelers, according to the latest numbers.